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Name: Leslie St. Pierre
Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
Major: Kinesiology- Human Movement Science
Minor: Biology
Hobbies: Working out, running, spending time with family and friends
Interesting fact: I worked at Camp Sweeney, a summer camp for children with diabetes all summer, and I love to ramble on about it so come to me with any questions or if you just want to talk about it!
Duties: Organizing guest speakers and meeting agendas as well as preparing our chapter for AED's Biennial Convention.
Contact E-mail: lstpie8@lsu.edu

Executive VP:

Name: Joseph DeCorte

Hometown: Metairie, LA

Major: Mathematics and Biochemistry

Hobbies: Bouldering, juggling, and spending time with my niece and godson

Duties: Planning AED’s Halloween food drive and organizing Loop the Lake. I also distribute graduation cords.

Contact email: jdecor4@lsu.edu

VP of Service:

Name: Sadie Thompson

Hometown: The Woodlands, TX

Major: Biological Sciences

Minor: Business Administration

Hobbies: drinking tea, crafting, and spending time with friends

Duties: Throughout the year I work to help get members involved in service events around the Baton Rouge Community. I also plan the fall and spring blood drives.

Contact E-mail: aedservicelsu@gmail.com


VP of Service:

Name: Tabitha Kearns

Hometown: Thibodaux, LA

Major: Biological Sciences

Minor: Human Nutrition

Hobbies: cooking, running, serving the homeless community, and watching This is Us and Dateline

Interesting Fact:  I have a fear of cats, known as Ailurophobia.

Duties:  I coordinate service events and ongoing service opportunities for our members.  I also plan donation drives to help those in need and better the Baton Rouge community.  

Contact E-mail: aedservicelsu@gmail.com



Name: Olivia Leonovicz

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Major: Biological Sciences

Interesting Fact: I have a major addiction to Dr. Pepper and McDonald’s

Duties: Keeping record of meeting and service points, meeting conflicts, etc.

Contact E-mail: oleono1@lsu.edu


Name: Sheila Mallenahalli

Hometown: Lafayette, LA

Major: Biological Engineering

Hobbies: reading, running, binge watching Friends

Interesting Fact: I’ve been snorkeling in the middle of the Caribbean Sea without knowing how to swim

Duties: Coordinate the club's funds, including collecting dues and payments, writing checks for organizational expenses, and compiling financial data at the end of each semester.

Contact E-mail: smalle4@lsu.edu


Name: Emily McKinney
Hometown: Battle Ground, WA
Major: Chemistry
Minor: Psychology and Biology
Hobbies: Baking, swimming, and netflix
Duties: Informing everyone of the membership requirements/application process, collecting membership documents and fees, and registering full members with the national AED office.
Contact E-mail: aedlabetamembership@gmail.com


Name: Alisa Nguyen

Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA

Major: Biological Sciences and Microbiology

Minor: Asian Studies and Chemistry

Hobbies: Binge watching Korean dramas, hanging out with friends and family, reading

Duties: Designing an annual t-shirt, taking pictures at the events and meetings, updating AED’s social media platform, making an end of the year slideshow.

Contact E-mail: angu136@lsu.edu


Name: Nicole Eghtesadi

Hometown: Shreveport, Louisiana 

Major: Biological Sciences

Hobbies: Dancing, playing the guitar, and working out 

Duties: Designing and distributing flyers prior to AED meetings; Writing the LSU AED article for the Scapel.

Contact  E-mail: neghte1@lsu.edu



Name: John Le

Hometown: Zachary, Louisiana

Major: Biological Sciences

Hobbies: Working out, finding shows on Netflix and binge watching them, and hanging out with friends

Duties: I help coordinate the Dean’s Convocation and the Initiation Banquet, as well as assisting other members of the executive board when needed.

Contact E-mail: jle24@lsu.edu



Name: Catherine Muir

Hometown: Slidell, LA

Major: Biological Sciences

Hobbies: Reading,listening to music, and binge-watching TV shows

Duties: As the Member-at-Large, I am responsible for coordinating preceptorships.

Contact E-mail: cmuir1@lsu.edu



Name: Casey Landreneau

Hometown: Clinton, LA

Major: Kinesiology-Human Movement Science

Minors: Biology and Psychology

Hobbies: DIYing everything, serving the disabled, and reading.

Duties: As webmaster, I am responsible for updating the website.

Contact E-mail: clan111@lsu.edu

Philanthropy Chair

Name: Olivia Obot
Hometown: Hammond, Louisiana
Major: Biological Sciences
Minor: Psychology and Sociology

Hobbies: Working out, playing instruments, watching Grey’s Anatomy and many other shows.  

Duties: Organizing the mentor schedule and visitation activities at the Youth Oasis Shelter. Oversee AED’s Dance Marathon, Up Til’ Dawn, and Relay for Life teams.

Contact E-mail: oobot1@lsu.edu

Associate Member-at-Large:

Name: Alexandra Shiell

Hometown: Montreal, QC and Metairie, LA

Major: Biological Sciences and French

Hobbies: Baking, painting, and watching musicals

Duties: Oversee the Freshman and Sophomore Committee as well as help obtain sponsorships for Loop-the-Lake.

Contact E-mail: ashiel8@lsu.edu